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Clinical Nurse Specialist- Acute Care at Nemours

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Job Description:

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. 

  • The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) advanced practice-nursing role is responsible for improvement and maintenance of scientifically based clinical nursing care in an area of specialized nursing practice or for specific population.  In collaboration with the health care team, the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides expert family centered clinical care and clinical consultation within her/his area of expertise to improve outcomes and to promote integrated health care that is safe, equitable, timely, effective, and efficient.  The CNS achieves this by providing direct and indirect care to patients and their families, promoting staff development, disseminating and conducting research and contributing to and leading clinical policy and procedure development and revision.   This Clinical Nurse Specialist will support the care of patients with medical conditions, patients admitted for procedures outside of the surgical suite and infusion therapy. 


    • BLS, with the American Heart Association

    • Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Delaware.

    • 3 to 5 years clinical experience in Med/Surg, IV or procedural areas.    

    • MSN with Board Certification as Clinical Nurse Specialist or currently enrolled in a MSN program, Clinical Nurse Specialist track, able to achieve Advanced Practice Nurse license and certification in the State of Delaware within 24 months of accepting position.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.